The facts and risks of using HRT
HRT has been the main treatment for hot flushes, sweats and other symptoms of the menopause since the 1970s. For over 30 years, women have used HRT, mostly unaware of the risks.
This all changed in 2002, when the US Women’s Health Initiative stopped a trial involving over 16,000 women, 3 years early, when it found that HRT usage increased the risk of breast cancer, heart attacks, strokes and deep vein thrombosis. The independent board which was regularly reviewing t...
FX menopause is formulated to augment phytoestrogens in healthy adult women. A continuous high intake is not recommended if pregnant, taking contraceptives or full dose HRT, undergoing fertility treatments or with low blood pressure, oestrogen or over-active thyroid related disorders or using blood thinners / anticoagulants, e.g. warfarin.
Women on medication / with any existing medical condition - please contact Customer Service to discuss whether to seek the advice of a Health Care P...
A brief history
Our search for an effective alternative to conventional HRT began over a decade ago, with research into the traditional Asian diet. Through this, a number of elements were found that both substituted for and stimulated a woman’s natural hormones, effectively offsetting the effects of the menopause.
The result of the research was the production of the first generation of our menopause supplement, then named Nutrafem.
Effective, but expensive to manufacture and with the number...